Duration: Two days / One Weekend

This course brings the students to lead the manoeuvres on board and to be able to start sailing the boat without assistance. Introduction to sailing along the coast, and to various meteorological conditions, from light winds to heavy winds, how to reef and reduce sail, changing the foresail. Basic anchoring techniques, how to heave to, and use of the instruments on board. Navigation theory and use of charts and concepts such as Velocity Made Good (VMG). Lots of exercises, including Man Over Board.
This course includes living on board over the two weekends or the week sail cruise, and we overnight both at anchor and in port.